Brette-les-Pins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 15 km from Brette-les-Pins

Visit Brette-les-Pins: highlights and tourist information

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Brette-les-Pins is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brette-les-Pins in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 15 km and Chateau du Lude at 32 km.

Brette-les-Pins, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 15 km (direction north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also has a...

See Le Mans guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of the Loire...

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at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but the town...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 39 km (direction north-east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our favourite towns...

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at 41 km (direction west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around the bridge...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

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at 47 km (direction north-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the river and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 48 km (direction west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

See Solesmes guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

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Map of places to visit near Brette-les-Pins


Markets in and near Brette-les-Pins

  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (11km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (11km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (30km)

More information about Brette-les-Pins, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brette-les-Pins, France

What to do at Brette-les-Pins? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brette-les-Pins.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (29km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (32km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (36km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (16km)
  • Cogners (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (15km)

Geography and distances

Brette-les-Pins is in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Brette-les-Pins is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brette-les-Pins

Canton: Écommoy

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72250

Distance to Brette-les-Pins

from Le Mans (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 554 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Brette-les-Pins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challes, Parigne-l'Eveque, Ruaudin, Saint-Mars-d'Outille and Teloche.

This page in French: Visiter Brette-les-Pins